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advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
overt - open to view; public; not secret; CF. covert
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes